Vanessa and Casper explore the theme of rumors in chapter eight of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They discuss the difference between rumors and propaganda, whether Nearly Headless Nick should be allowed in the headless hunt, and how they would feel if their friends started hearing voices. Throughout the episode they consider the question: At what point do rumors become dangerous?
This episode is sponsored by LifeAfter and this week's voicemail is thanks to Antonia Aguilera.
The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says it's easy for parents to get a federal college loan for their children through the Parent Plus program. The problem is that the program has a double-digit default rate on loan repayments.